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Plantain

Artist/Author: VestAndPage | Digital Reference: EF5366 | Type: Digital File

A performance-based feature film produced and filmed on location during the month-long performance walk from Northern Germany through Poland to the Russian region of Kaliningrad, in May/June 2015.

Includes feature film, trailer, poster, stills from the movie, and film description.

Kazuo Ohno and Butoh Dance

Artist/Author: Lizzie Slater | Reference: A0788 | Type: Article

Traces the origins and development of the Japanese form of dance theatre.

Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950

Editor: Deborah E. Horowitz | Reference: P3409 | ISBN: 978-3791353166 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian (24 October – 26 May 2014); Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean (5 July – 12 October 2014); Kunsthaus Graz (15 November 2014 – 15 March 2015).

Early video works

Artist/Author: Soni Kum | Reference: D2241 | Type: DVD

Includes: Foreign Sky, Beast of Me, Still Hear the Wound

Catalogued with a spanned DVD.

Drawing Life programme

Reference: P3182 | Type: Publication

Programme for a multi-media composition, based on the book I Never Saw Another Butterfly. Featuring poems and drawings by Jewish children imprisoned in Terezin, composer Jocelyn Pook draws inspiration from the children’s creative spirit.

The Peterlee Project 1976-1977

Artist/Author: Stuart Brisley | Reference: P2993 | ISBN: 978-87-93108-12-7 | Type: Publication

Published on the occasion of Brisley’s exhibition State of Denmark at Modern Art Oxford, September-November 2014.

In Place of a Show

Artist/Author: Augusto Corrieri | Reference: P2963 | ISBN: 978-1474256728 | Type: Publication

An account of Western theatre buildings in the 21st century: theatres stripped of their primary purpose, lying empty, preserved as museums, or demolished. 

Czech Action Art

Artist/Author: Pavlina Morganova | Reference: P2959 | ISBN: 978-8024623177 | Type: Publication

Happenings, Actions, Events, Land Art, Body Art and Performance Art Behind the Iron Curtain 

Action Art, similar to performance art but not requiring an audience, emerged out of the political and social turmoil of the 1960s. Until now this movement has received little critical attention, as the Iron Curtain prevented its dissemination to an international audience.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).

Silent Explosion: Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art

Editor: Heike Roms | Reference: P2926 | ISBN: 978-0992903930 | Type: Publication

Exhibition catalogue. In Welsh and English.

National Museum Cardiff, 14 November 2015 –  20 March 2016.

The Origins of Totalitarianism

Artist/Author: Hannah Arendt | Reference: P2842 | ISBN: 978-0156701532 | Type: Publication

Arendt provides a historical account of the forces that crystallized into totalitarianism. The ebb and flow of nineteenth-century anti-Semitism (she deemed the Dreyfus Affair a dress rehearsal for the Final Solution) and the rise of European imperialism, accompanied by the invention of racism as the only possible rationalization for it.

Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust

Artist/Author: James E. Young | Reference: P0046 | ISBN: 978-0253206138 | Type: Publication

Study of how historical memory and understanding are created in Holocaust diaries, memoirs, fiction, poetry, drama video testimony and memorials.

This item is part of the Study Room Guide on Performance, Politics, Ethics and Human Rights by Adrien Sina (P0661)

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).